Jan 20, 2013 10:00am PST
, he'll be on the west front of the capitol for his ceremonial swearing in and inaugural speech. dana bash is on the west front. what a view from up there. >> that's right. it is a remarkable view. if our viewers can see what we're seeing and what the president will see tomorrow, you can effectively see down to where you are down the national mall to about the middle of the mall i should say. a spectacular view. sparsely populated right now but it will look different tomorrow. take you back to where i am right now and i am in front of where the president will give the ceremonial, i guess, the ceremonial oath behind me. this is a platform that they started building three and a half months ago and candy, you know, you are here regularly every four years, 1600 people sit on this platform and it's the hottest ticket in town. it is going to be really a remarkable symbol, i think, and everybody here, democrats and republicans, say symbol of the fact there aren't tanks in the streets, no matter the political differences we see every day in the capitol, this is something seamless considering.
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
to aqua buda. >> stephanie: aqua buda reigns above all kings. dana in maryland. >> caller: hi guys. i have the shirt you are wearing, i love it. >> stephanie: the vintage one and also the destroyed one is awesome. >> caller: it's awesome. and chris i saw dana lohse for the first time last night on tv. and i tweeted you saying oh, my gosh, dana lohse is a piece of work. and poor piers morgan, he has been getting beat up and like battered every night. >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: he can't even get a word in -- >> he is a red coat. >> caller: it's crazy. >> stephanie: he is the gun-nut pinata these days. >> caller: exactly. i got a horrible phone call the other day that no woman wants to get, my mammogram, they found a lump, and they told me to come in immediately. it was one of those, steph. >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: you need to come in now. which makes you think the worst. that's what my mind does. and i went and i had everything done, everything, and it was clear, the fluid was clear, but all i could think of is how many women couldn't get the care i just got
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am EST
are security tents. you go through there to get on to the capitol grounds or on to the mall itself. dana tweets out -- host: jeremy tweeets -- host: "usa today" this morning, an article by david jackson -- speech to said tone for a second term. he says it will be more thematic, a speech in which the president will discuss our founding values in visions can still provide us with a guiding pathway in a changing world. that is according to senior obama adviser obamaplouffe. chrises in virginia, republican line. caller: i find it hard to really get excited about this inauguration, particularly when our president is placing his hand on a bible. no matter who it belonged to, i just cannot stomach this. i think there is still an awful lot of question about what religion he is. this is what makes it so hard for me to watch this. i think today, i am is going to clean out the attic instead of watching the inauguration. host: and that is chris in bedford, virginia. live pictures of the national mall as it fills in. 800,000 people are estimated to be here for president obama's second inaugural. that shot y